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Organizational Variables and Organizational Motivation

Just as individuals are dynamic elements within the workplace, so too are organizations. Identify variables present within an organization that impact motivational strategies both at the individual and organizational levels. To generate ideas, consider your own professional experience as well as current issues noted in business-oriented periodicals. What strategies can leaders use to manage these variables and adjust motivational strategies as needed? Provide examples and rationale to support your opinion.

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In the present competitive environment, motivation strategies of a company play a key role in its success. The level of motivation created by a company's motivation strategies could directly or indirectly influence the quality of life as well as could strengthen or weaken its bottom line. This is the reason that at present almost all companies' leaders are concerned about the effectiveness of their motivational strategies (Alvesson & Sveningsson, 2008). In this concern, companies are trying to identify the variables present within their organization that impact motivational strategies both at the individual and organizational levels as discussed here along with strategies to manage the different variables.
Variables Present within an Organization
Motivational strategies of a company are influenced by variables present within the organization at individual and organizational levels that are as follows:
Variables at Individual Level:
One of the key individual level variables affecting motivation strategy is employees own personal thought process and experiences. It is possible to change certain individual characteristics, such as attitude, after an employee joins a company, but still there are several characteristics that an individual brought to work that cannot be changed. These characteristics are an individual's thought process and experiences (Bruce, 2012). Every employee has their own specific characteristics and thought process that if not managed would negatively affect a company's motivation strategies (Alvesson & Sveningsson, 2008).
In addition to the impact of individual characteristics, individual needs also make an impact on the execution of a company's motivational strategies. An experienced employee joins a firm with different needs, whereas ...

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Organizational variables and organizational motivations are discussed. The strategies leaders can use to manage these variables and adjust motivational strategies as needed are determined.

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